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Schorsch Forest View
Real Estate and Neighborhood Information

Schorsch Forest View Overview

Schorsch Forest View is an unusual Chicago neighborhood, solely for the fact that it is detached from the rest of the city by acres of wood preserves and suburbs. Situated on the far northwest side of Chicago, this community is known for its gently winding avenues, spacious lots, mature trees and landscaped yards that abut miles of untouched wilderness. A sprinkling of neighborhood bagel shops, coffee houses and pizzerias are also on hand – to build up energy for those long walks in the woods.

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Schorsch Forest View is a gorgeous dose of suburbia within the Chicago city limits. Spacious lots, towering trees, private yards and winding lanes are featured in this unconventional big city neighborhood.

City planners abandoned the idea of expanding Chicago’s trademark grid pattern to the streets of this neighborhood, instead opting for gently winding avenues edged with tall trees. Mostly 1950s split-levels, ranches and one-story homes, the houses here are cookie-cutter sweet, boasting attached garages, similar floor plans, and comparable exterior architectural characteristics. Quiet sidewalk-lined streets house raised ranches with modest front yards, and the well-manicured lawns and neatly trimmed hedges further beautify the area. Residential real estate prices in Schorsch Forest View start in the low to mid $300,000s. Some homes with four bedrooms and three baths can cost as much as $600,000, although if you shop around you’ll find plenty of good-sized properties for between $300,000 and $500,000.

Schorsch Forest View History

The northwest Chicago neighborhood of Schorsch Forest View is something of an island. Detached from the rest of the city by the suburb of Harwood Heights, this tiny community has become an ideal place for folks who want to raise their families within the city limits but prefer to be slightly removed from the concrete jungle of downtown living. Most of the community’s present-day homes were built during a housing boom in the 1950s. Since that time, Schorsch Forest View has retained its suburban charm and continues to attract new homeowners from around Chicago who are looking to leave the cramped spaces and congestion of the city center.

The Sights of Schorsch Forest View

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Schools In The Schorsch Forest View Area

See grade levels, address, and scores for schools in the Schorsch Forest View area.

School Type Grade Rating

Ridgewood Chsd 234 School District

7500 West Montrose Ave -

High 9-12
NR

Pennoyer Elementary School

5200 North Cumberland Avenue - public

Preschool - Middle PK-8
8

Washington Elementary School

4835 Michigan Ave - public

Elementary 4-5
6

St Sava Academy

5701 North Redwood Drive - private

Preschool - Middle PK-8
NR

St Eugene Elementary School

7930 West Foster Avenue - private

Preschool - Middle PK-8
NR

Pennoyer School District 79

5200 North Cumberland Ave -

Preschool - Middle PK-8
NR

East Leyden High School

3400 Rose St - public

High 9-12
6

Brickton Montessori School

8622 West Catalpa Avenue - private

Preschool - Middle PK-8
NR

Schiller Park School District 81

9760 Soreng Ave -

Preschool - Middle PK-8
NR

Canty Elementary School

3740 North Panama Ave - public

Preschool - Middle PK-8
9

Ridgewood Community High School

7500 West Montrose Ave - public

High 9-12
8

Lincoln Middle School

9750 Soreng Ave - public

Middle 6-8
7

John F Kennedy Elementary School

3945 Wehrman Ave - public

Preschool - Elementary PK-3
5

St. Francis Borgia School

3535 N Panama Ave - private

Preschool - Middle PK-9
NR

Academy Of St Priscilla At Divine Savior

7750 West Montrose Avenue - private

Preschool - Elementary PK-2
NR

Leyden Chsd 212 School District

3400 Rose St -

High 9-12
NR

Oriole Park Elementary School

5424 North Oketo Ave - public

Preschool - Middle PK-8
9

Dirksen Elementary School

8601 West Foster Ave - public

Preschool - Middle PK-8
8

J Giles Elementary School

4251 North Oriole Ave - public

Preschool - Middle PK-8
8

Jfh Educational Academy Inc

7642 West Irving Park Road - private

Preschool - Elementary PK-4, 6
NR

School data provided by GreatSchools.School service boundaries are intended to be used as reference only. To verify enrollment eligibility for a property, contact the school directly. GreatSchools Ratings provided by GreatSchools.org.

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